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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 2]

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IASbaba ’60 Day Plan’ – Prelims Test 2016 [Day 2]

 


Q.1) Article 13 declares that all laws that are inconsistent with or in derogation of any of the fundamental rights shall be void. Which among the following laws can be challenged in courts as violating FR?

  1. Ordinances issued by the president or the state governors.
  2. Delegated legislations.
  3. Constitutional amendments.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) All the above


Q.2) The term ‘State’ has been used in different provisions concerning the fundamental rights.  According to Article 12, the State includes which among the following entities

  1. Executive organs of the Union and state governments.
  2. Legislative organs of the Union and state governments.
  3. Judiciary at Union and state levels.
  4. Local Self-governments created under 73rd and 74th amendments.
  5. Statutory authorities.
  6. Non-statutory authorities.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 only

(b) 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 only

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) All the above


Q.3)  Which among the following FR does a foreign citizen can avail

  1. Freedom to manage religious affairs.
  2. Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion.
  3. Freedom from attending religious instruction or worship in certain educational institutions.
  4. Right to elementary education.
  5. Protection of language, script and culture of minorities.
  6. Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 only

(b) 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 only

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) All the above


Q.4) The concept “Equality before law” connotes which among the following

  1. The absence of any special privileges in favour of any person.
  2. The equality of treatment under equal circumstances.
  3. The equal subjection of all persons to the ordinary law of the land.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) All the above


Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Fundamental Duties enshrined in the constitution of India

  1. These are applicable to all the residents of India irrespective of their caste, creed, sex and religion.
  2. The parliament cannot impose legal sanction against the violation of Fundamental duties.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.6) Which of the following statements can be considered as significance of Fundamental Duties?

  1. They help the courts in examining and determining the constitutional validity of a law.
  2. They are enforceable by law.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Q.7) Which among the following legal provisions are meant for the implementation of some of the Fundamental Duties enshrined in the constitution of India?

  1. Unlawful activities (Prevention) Act.
  2. Representation of People Act (1951).
  3. The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill, 2015.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) All the above


Q.8) Which among the following is called as “Conscience of the constitution” by Granville Austin?

  1. Fundamental Rights.
  2. Fundamental Duties.
  3. Directive Principles of State Policy

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) All the above


Q.9) DPSP are like the instrument of instructions. These instructions or recommendations to the State in which among the following matters

  1. Legislative organs of the central and state governments.
  2. Executive organs of the central and state governments.
  3. Judiciary at Union and state levels.
  4. All local authorities of the country.
  5. All public authorities of the country.

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(b) 1, 2, 4 and 5 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) All the above


Q.10) In Minerva mills case (1980), according to Supreme Court which among the following constitutes the core of commitment to social revolution

  1. Fundamental Rights.
  2. Fundamental Duties.
  3. Directive Principles of State Policy

Choose the correct codes

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) All the above


Q.11) Consider the following statements regarding ‘Quo-Warranto’:

  1. It prevents illegal usurpation of public office by a person.
  2. It cannot be issued in case of Ministerial office or private office.
  3. This can be sought by any interested person and not necessarily by the aggrieved person.

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) All of the above


Q.12) Article 34 of the Indian Constitution provides for the restriction on fundamental rights while ‘Martial Law’ is in force in any area within the territory of India. Which of the following statements regarding ‘Martial Law’ are correct?

  1. The concept of Martial law has been borrowed from the ‘English Common Law’.
  2. It refers to a situation where civil administration is run by military authorities according to their own rules and regulations.
  3. The expression ‘Martial Law’ has not been defined anywhere in the constitution.

Select the correct code from the following:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) All of the above


Q.13) Which of the following Fundamental Rights are available only to citizens and not to foreigners?

  1. Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.
  2. Equal opportunity in matters of public employment.
  3. Freedom of speech and expression.
  4. Protection of language, script and culture of minorities.

Select the correct code from the following:

(a) 4 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) All of the above


Q.14) Consider the following statements regarding Uniform Civil Code:

  1. It is a Directive Principle of State Policy given under article 45 of Indian Constitution.
  2. It is a Gandhian directive principle.
  3. Uniform Civil Code refers to the body of laws governing rights and duties pertaining to property and personal matters like marriage, divorce, adoption and inheritance.

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) All of the above

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 2

(d) 3 only


Q.15) Which of the following statements are a correct comparison between Fundamental Rights(FR) and Directive Principle of State Policy (DPSPs):

  1. FRs are justiciable while DPSPs are not.
  2. FRs are negative as they prohibit state from doing certain things while DPSPs are positive as they require state to do certain things.
  3. In a conflict between DPSPs and FRs, FRs always prevails.

Select the correct code from the following:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) All of the above


Q.16) Consider the following regarding the Fundamental Duties:

  1. They were added as Part IVA of the Constitution by 44th Amendment Act.
  2. Initially there were only 10 Fundamental Duties.
  3. 86th Constitution Amendment Act 2002, added the duty to provide education to one’s child or ward between the age of 6 and 14 years.

Which of the above statements are incorrect?

(a) 2 and 3

(b) 1 only

(c) 1 and 2

(d) None of the above


Q.17) Consider the following

  1. AmritMahal
  2. Khillari
  3. Sahiwal
  4. Hallikar
  5. Gir

Which of the following are Indigenous drought breed cattles?

(a) 1, 2, and 3 only

(b) 3 and 5 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) None of the above


Q.18) Consider the following

  1. Udaan is a Special Industry initiative that aims to provide an exposure to the unemployed graduates to the best of Corporate India.
  2. It is implemented by Ministry of skill development and Entrepreneurship.

Select the correct answer with respect to UDAAN scheme

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both

(d) None


Q.19) Consider the following

  1. Lebanon
  2. Croatia
  3. Cyprus

Which of the following country is/are surrounded by Mediterranean Sea?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 2 only


Q.20) Consider the following statements with respect to Green bonds

  1. Green bond is a debt instrument issued by an entity for raising funds from investors
  2. The funds generated are used to fund both green and non-green projects
  3. In India IDBI,EXIM, Yes bank have started issuing green bonds

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) All the above

(d) None of the above


Q.21) Consider the following statements with respect to Ethanol blending.

  1. Ethanol is derived only from Sugarcane.
  2. Recently Central Government has scaled up blending targets from 5% to 10% to promote blending of ethanol with petrol and its use as alternative fuel
  3. It reduces the carbon monoxide emissions by up to 30 per cent.
  4. Normal cars can be used up 10% ethanol without any up gradation

Select the incorrect statement/s from the above

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 2 ,3 and 4 only


Q.22) An issue of updating the National Citizen Register (NCR) in Assam was in news. Consider the following statements w.r.t NCR

  1. The provisions governing NCR updation in Assam are Citizenship Act, 1951 and The Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity cards) Rules, 2003
  2. Policy decisions, guidelines, funds for NRC updation and implementation are provided by and are done through the State Government machinery.
  3. Persons whose names appear in NCR, 1955 are eligible for inclusion in NCR

Select the correct code

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) None


Q.23) The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval to the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy (OWEP). Consider the following w.r.t India’s Wind Energy Potential and policies

  1. India’s onshore wind energy potential is more than offshore
  2. National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has been authorized as the Nodal Agency for development of offshore wind energy in the country
  3. Offshore Wind Energy Policy allows wind energy development, research and development activities upto seaward distance of territorial waters i.e 12 nautical miles

Select the correct statement/s

(a) Only 1

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 2 and 3


Q.24) Consider the following statements

  1. It is also referred as ‘dancing deer’
  2. Its habitat is located along the largest fresh water lake in eastern India.
  3. The dancing deer is found in its natural habitat over the floating biomass locally called “phumdi”

Identify the species based on given statements

(a) Reindeer

(b) Goral

(c) Himalayan Tahr

(d) Sangai


Q.25) Consider the following w.r.t Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)

  1. The inactivated polio vaccine produces antigens in the blood to all three types of poliovirus.
  2. IPV is not a ‘live’ vaccine
  3. It is also called the “Salk vaccine”

Select the incorrect statement/s

(a) 2 and 3

(b) Only 1

(c) Only 3

(d) None


 

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